Math Practice -www.ixl.com -
Practice makes perfect, and IXL makes math practice fun. Withunlimited
math questions inmore than 1,000
topics, students improve their skills and confidence and always have new challenges to meet.
Math Problem of the week
- Math education majors at Swarthmore College create and post a new story problem each week during the school year. Students may work individually or in groups to solve the problem, then submit their answers. Correct answers are posted on the web the following week. A nice supplement to classroom work.
The Bunk Room -www.thebunkroom.com -
This is a magazine/publication written for kids by kids. Check it out!
The Hornbook -http://www.hbook.com/
- The Hornbook Website is notes about good books for children and teens. Sign up for their monthly newsletter.
Born to Read -http://www.ala.org/alsc/schoolplcoop
-From the American Library Association, this website offers ideas, resource links and book lists to help children become active, engaged readers from a young age.
-This site offers a wealth of educational games for children, arts and crafts ideas for families, and resources on how families can become effectively involved in their child's learning experience.
Fun Brain -www.funbrain.com
-Fun Brain offers reading games, math games, and brain puzzlers for children in grades K-8.
-To help children develop literacy skills, this site features animated books, stories, jokes, and games.
-Here you will find games, activities, and videos for preschool age children designed to help them connect learning experiences with the world around them.
PBS Parents -www.pbs.org/parents/
-The Public Broadcasting system offers these two sites with information on child development and interactive learning games for children and families.
Reading Rockets -www.readingrockets.org
-Reading Rockets offers strategies and tools for parents, families, and teachers to help children improve their reading skills.
Sesame Workshop -www.sesameworkshop.org
-Creators of the Sesame Street TV show present educational games and videos for children. A special section for parents offers information about child development and how to navigate new experiences, such as a dr. visit or the first day of school, with a pre-school age child.
-On the Suessville Playground, Dr. Suess characters guide children through games and story building.
U.S. Dept. of Education Tips for Parents -http://www2.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml
-This federal site provides comprehensive resource for parents and families on how to help their children succeed in school.